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Keith G
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The Cost of Admission
Cycling is a terrific pastime.  The spirit of adventure and freedom which surround the bicycle have inspired generations of innovation and advancement for the bicycle itself and for items surrounding it.  The impact the bicycle has inspired is practically i...

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Year-end and a new commuting challenge!
   It's only been two months since my token post about baggage, or whatever that was... so, I figured it was good time to wrap things up for 2016, and put a big fat bow on things.  Life has been busy, however, I've managed to get more miles than lat year......

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What ever happened to those fancy bags?
Something about the crunch of fall leaves and the need to pack an extra layer or two for brisk fall mornings brings me back to cycling baggage.  Those fast summertime brevets with the tiny repair-kit seat bag and empty jersey pockets are slipping away... ti...

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The Summer Retrospective ... gone?
  The massive, 20,000-words-or-so post with the full summer retrospective and ride reports dating from June suffered an accidental deletion this morning, and after some rather frantic and unsuccessful clipboard recovery and cache scouring attempts, I simply...

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On Commuting
My rhymes and structure  and meter aren't great but I know how I  feel, so, I'll lay it out straight. The alarm sounds.   It's dark, .... ...but the coffee is hot.   The daily decision -  to drive, or to not. Zip up the bags,  air the low tire Out of the dr...

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Post 7-Eleven
The concurrent pursuit of R-12 and P-12 awards has been interesting, thus far, having wrapped up this third month of action.  I'd almost forgotten to do it, in fact - the old habit of only pursuing one long ride per month being the "norm" in some ways had m...

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Mighty Hot & Peculiar
The June 200km ride... always a good time.  Things like gloves, warmers and ear covers are finally put away and even the early morning hours of loading up the car and preparing to go is easy.  The sun rises early and sets late.  The birds are out.  The road...

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(Paved) Roads? Where we're going, we don't need (paved) "roads".
The month of May is coming to a close quickly, as I sit down on a lazy Memorial Day weekend afternoon for some keyboard time.   Let me make sure this goes on record before going any f a r ther:  It's important to remember Mem orial Day for its reasons, and ...

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Just be.
In keeping with the "mini-post" theme, I'm blogging now about periods of time as opposed to distinct rides or events.  I'll have to see how long it lasts - my mood sometimes dictates this sort of thing, and lately the blank page has been a bit of a stumblin...

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The lab is open
After being lazy for the winter I'm looking past the horizon and focusing on how to approach things on the bike now that I'm "back".  Each passing year brings more challenges against staying healthy and fit - and it has become very apparent and important to...
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